Pier 1 Imports ZIP Code Class Action Settlement

Pier 1 Imports has reached a class action settlement over allegations it unlawfully requested and recorded personal identification information (including ZIP codes) from customers using credit and/or debit cards at Massachusetts Pier 1 Imports stores. If your personal identification information was requested... Read More »

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Mirena IUD Lawsuits Accuse Bayer of Deceptive Marketing

The Mirena IUD has been on the U.S. market since 2000. A long-term form of birth control, it works by emitting hormones to thicken the uterine lining and kill sperm. Since winning U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, Mirena IUD side... Read More »

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NHL Seeks Dismissal of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit

The NHL argues in a motion to dismiss a concussion class action lawsuit that ex-players have not filed for damages in time to avoid statutes of limitations. According to the motion, state personal injury laws only allow plaintiffs to seek damages if… Read More »

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Another Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit Filed

Zoloft was never specifically approved for use in pregnant women, but many women were allegedly told it was safe to take while pregnant. However, it’s alleged that Pfizer knew of the dangers because early testing of Zoloft showed birth defects in rats.... Read More »

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Target Moves to Dismiss Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits

On Nov. 20, Target Corp. reasserted its motion to dismiss a consolidated data breach class action lawsuit brought against the company following an breach of the retailer’s credit and debit card information in November 2013. Target argues that the consumers whose banking… Read More »

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Stryker to Pay $1B in Hip Implant Settlements

Following a unusual bellwether mediation, Stryker Corp. agreed to pay $1 billion to settle allegations of design defect and other claims stemming from the allegedly defective Stryker metal hip replacement product. What made the Stryker bellwether mediation so unusual was the fact... Read More »

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Study: Infuse Bone Graft May Increase Cancer Risk

Two independent reviews have concluded that Medtronic’s Infuse Bone Graft System, intended to speed bone healing following spinal surgery, works no better than a traditional bone graft and may increase the risk of cancer, among other side effects, according to a 2013... Read More »

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Drug Makers Oppose Centralization of Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits

Under U.S. law, the courts may group together related Xarelto lawsuits to help streamline the legal process. However, the makers of Xarelto have opposed a recent motion to centralize the various Xarelto bleeding lawsuits. Xarelto is a drug designed to decrease the... Read More »

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Unum Lawsuit Alleges Bad Faith Insurance Denial

A Unum lawsuit alleged that the Unum Life Insurance Company has participated in a bad faith insurance denial — preventing a policyholder from getting a payout on a disability benefits claim. According to the Unum lawsuit, plaintiff Troy Arrington filed a disability... Read More »

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Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit Filed by Wash. Resident

A pelvic mesh lawsuit has joined the mass legal action over allegations that pelvic mesh lawsuits. Multidistrict litigation or MDL is a type of legal action where the U.S. court system combines similar lawsuits into a single coordinated legal action. MDLs like... Read More »

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